How to get from Florence to Basel

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Travel Information from Florence to Basel

distanceDistance316 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£49 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £49 • 9 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £118 • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 316 miles between Florence and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Florence to Basel.

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FAQs

Travel from Florence, Italy to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from Florence restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from Florence?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Florence and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Florence, Italy from Basel, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Florence from Basel?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Florence, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Florence from Basel here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Florence to Basel. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Florence to Basel. Tickets for a coach cost on average £49.

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach is £69 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Florence to Basel costing on average £118.

A coach journey is usually £71 less than a journey to Basel by train, which costs on average £120 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Florence to Basel is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Basel from Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 32 min   on average.

Basel is approximately 316 miles away from Florence.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Basel is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Basel from Florence as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Florence to Basel:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Florence Peretola Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Basel SBB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Basel by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Florence to Basel for £49.
  • Travel with HOP! To go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Florence to Basel tickets on Omio for £118.
  • Trenitalia can take you to Basel by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Trenitalia from Florence to Basel for £120.
Your journey from Florence to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Milan to your Florence to Basel trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!

When planning your trip between Florence and Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £49 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £118 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £120 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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